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Orthodoxy and Higher Education

Orthodoxy and Higher Education

June 2011 29 episodes

A pan-Orthodox steering committee of scholars and academics sponsored this conference in June of 2011 on the St. Vladimir’s Seminary campus, to explore the possibility of the establishment of a new Orthodox College in North America. Recognizing the increasing desire, and longstanding need, for greater collegiality, familiarity, and scholarly collaboration among Orthodox academics, the committee invites all who are interested in thinking about Orthodoxy and higher education to listen this conference.


Episodes

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Jun 11, 2011

Hieromonk Alexios - Preserve, O God the Orthodox Faith

Fr. Alexios (Trader) is from the Karakalou Monastery on Mt. Athos and Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece. His paper was read by Dr. Bruce Fotlz and dealt with the Transfiguration of a Pressing Question Into an Earnest Petition: Preserve, O God the Orthodox Faith and Orthodox Christians Unto Ages of Ages.

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Jun 11, 2011

James Carey - Internal Criteria for Tenure and Promotion

Professor Carey is with St. John's College in New Mexico as well as the Air Force Academy.

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16:55
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Jun 11, 2011

Dr. Paul Witek - Learning Lessons From Others

Dr. Witek teaches in the Dept of Theology and Religion at Bergen Community College in NJ. He identifies major causes of secularization and the dynamics of maintaining a distinctive identity.

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17:07
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Jun 10, 2011

Summary Reports From the Moderators

Fr. Chad Hatfield moderates the reports from the various sessions.

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58:44
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. David Bradshaw - A Perspective from an American Research University

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21:13
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Jun 10, 2011

Prof. Scott Kenworthy - Orthodoxy and Higher Education in Contemporary Romania

Prof. Kenworthy is Associate Professor in the Dept of Comparative Religion at Miami University in Ohio.

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16:06
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Jun 10, 2011

Bishop Thomas - An Orthodox University: Higher Education for Orthodox Christians

His Grace, Bishop Thomas, is Bishop of Charleston, Oakland, and the Mid-Atlantic for the Antiochian Archdiocese. His paper was delivered by Fr. Andrew Damick, Pastor of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Emmaus, PA.

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11:39
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. Maria Khoury - Global Realities: A View From Palestine

Dr. Khoury is a writer and speaker from Taybeh, Palestine. Her presentation included a Power Point presentation.

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Jun 10, 2011

Fr. John Manoussakis - International Dimensions of an Orthodox College

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10:40
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. William B. Phillips - Study Abroad and the Internationalization of the Orthodox College

Dr. Phillips is Dean Emeritus of International Programs at Pepperdine University. His paper was read by Fr. Michael Massouh.

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15:51
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Jun 10, 2011

Meghan Weldon - Perils and Potentials of the College Experience

Meghan Weldon approaches the subject from a student point of view. She is from the Eckerd College Class of 2011 and a recently chrismated Orthodox Christian.

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8:15
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Jun 10, 2011

Fr. Noah Bushelli - The Orthodox College and Orthodox Home Schooling

Fr. Noah is the Pastor of St. Philip Antiochian Orthodox Church in Souderton, PA.

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10:28
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Jun 10, 2011

Hierodeacon Philip - Monasticism and the Orthodox College

Fr. Philip (Majkrzak) is the Chapel Music Director at St. Vladimir's Seminary.

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15:51
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Jun 10, 2011

Jen Nahas - Bringing Orthodoxy to the Non-Orthodox College

Jen Nahas is Executive Director of Orthodox Christian Fellowship at Hellenic College.

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18:45
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Jun 10, 2011

Matthew S. Vest - Federal Financial Aid and the Religious College

Matthew Vest is the Dean at New College in Franklin, TN.

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19:37
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. Alfred Siewers - Orthodoxy and the Natural Environment

In his second talk, Dr. Siewers focuses on a Program in Regional Studies for the Orthodox College.

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9:53
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Jun 10, 2011

James Skedros - The Church and the Orthodox College

Mr. Skedros is Cantonis Professor of Byzantine Studies and Professor of Early Christianity at Holy Cross.

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15:46
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Jun 10, 2011

Fr. Michael Massouh - A Dean’s Perspective on Faculty and Administration

Fr. Michael is the former Assistant to the President of Boston University and former Dean of Graduate Study and Research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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14:05
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. Demetrios Katos - Designing a Program in Theology or Religious Studies

Dr. Katos is Dean at Hellenic College and explores Designing a Program in Theology or Religious Studies.

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11:26
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Jun 10, 2011

Fr. Chad Hatfield - Administering the Orthodox College

Fr. Chad is the Chancellor of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary.

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13:47
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. Ann Bezzerides - Career, Calling, and Vocation at the Orthodox College

Dr. Bezzerides is the Director of the Office of Vocation and Ministry at Hellenic College.

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19:00
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Jun 10, 2011

Dn. Nicholas Belcher - Challenges of Student Life at an Orthodox College

Dn. Nicholas is Dean of Students at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Seminary in Brookline, MA.

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26:36
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. Bruce (Seraphim) Foltz - Approaches to Teaching a Great Books Core

Dr. Foltz explores the approaches to teaching a Great Books Core at an Orthodox College.

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Jun 10, 2011

Fr. John Manoussakis - The Study of Philosophy in Orthodox Higher Education

Fr. John Panteleimon Manoussakis is the Edward Bennet Williams Fellow Assistant Professor, Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

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7:55
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. Alfred Siewers - Comparative Humanities at an Orthodox University

Dr. Siewers is from Bucknell University in PA and explores a Liberal-Arts Core Course on Christian Cultures from the 4th to 19th Centuries.

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9:53
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. Daniel J Nodes - Ancient and Biblical Languages

Dr. Nodes is Professor of Classics and Early Christian Literature, Ave Maria University in Florida. He explores Ancient and Biblical Languages at the core of the Orthodox Undergraduate Curriculum. His paper is read by Dr. Alfred Siewers.

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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. Bruce (Seraphim) Foltz - Promoting Intellectual Exchange Within the Orthodox World

Dr. Bruce Foltz is Professor of Philosophy at Eckerd College in Florida.

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22:49
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Jun 10, 2011

Dr. David Bradshaw - What Orthodoxy Can Contribute to American Intellectual Life

Dr. David Bradshaw is Professor and Dept. Chair at the University of Kentucky.

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17:53
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Jun 10, 2011

Fr. John Behr - Orthodox Intellectual Life in the English-Speaking World

Fr. John is the Dean of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminar and opens the conference with a welcome and greeting from Met Jonah. His talk is then focused on an appraisal of Orthodox Intellectual Life in the English-Speaking World.

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